In line with the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) and the Confederation of African Football (CAF) as well as national football club licensing guidelines, the management of Rangers International Football Club, Enugu has commenced processes for the team’s licensing for the fast approaching 2020/2021 football season.
Club Chairman, Prince Davidson Owumi in a chat with Rangers Media today, said that the club wishes to be a step ahead of others, both on and off the pitch, as the new season approaches with applications sent to various agencies of the government with relevant services to the game.
According to him, ‘Letters have been sent to the Nigeria Police, Fire Service, Enugu State Emergency Agency, Enugu State Waste Management Authority and the Medical Institutions, for necessary inspections and certification of our playing facility, Nnamdi Azikiwe stadium, Enugu. It is our firm belief that we can get it done,’ stated the former NPL boss.
Also speaking, Team Manager of the side, Barrister Amobi Ezeaku said, ‘Rangers notes that safety and security are paramount in the life wire of every football game, hence the invocation of the club licensing procedure to get the security, health, environmental and emergency certificates for the coming season.’
The club, in a statement signed by the Media Officer, Norbert Okolie, thanked the concerned agencies in the state for their cooperation in the past seasons.
Ezeaku further stated that processes for the decontamination of Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium is on, in preparation for the coming season, 2020/2021.